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The monthly stock <&lewas hold atDuvau chelle on Friday, when there was a good attendance, including a number of tat cattle buyers. The yarding was a smaller one than usual, very few store cattle coming forward. The total yarding was 280 head, oampared with 440 head at the December sale and 500 head at the January sale 1914. The yftrdinß consisted chiefly of fat and forward cattle, Practically two races of the yards were taken up with fat cattle, 104 head being yarded, compared with 56 bead In Deoemher and 58 head in .Tannery, 1914. The sale of fat cattle is becoming an important one at the Dnvauchelle yards, and ehould the entry oontinne to be a heavy one will attract more Christchurch buyers. This would rave the farmers tho trouble of taking their Btock to Cbristohurch nnd, if they can obtain the relative value at the Duvauchelle yarde, after dpducting the cost of transit to Addincton, tbn f*t cattle snle w>ll lv an important one Bsnks Peninsula entries of fo< cattle form the greitei- part of the A-Mington fat cattle market now, and a= yeara advance the importance of fat cattle raising on Bunks Peninsula is going to become greater. Fri day's sale is a record sal« of fat cattle or Bankß Peninsula. The fat catMe opened briskly, but declined and then brightened up •gain" towards the end of the sale. The paisings were fairly heavy, hut most of those pasted were sold after the fa'e. The range of p>->-->-i at Friday's pale was : —Fat bullocks £11 10d lo £13 17* Gd, fat cows £6 153 to £10 7- f> I. fit heifers £o 17s 6d for light and unfi ished to £9 2s Hi fu> prime;

The yarding of nf'i p cutle lotnl'td hliou 176 htit'l, ih: , :-•!*] hi:v o' the ynrciin , .' hi-iiu rtKU* i!|i i. ■]' '-' v«p mvl ii lirifli. iif D'fJ'T ■■-.'n..:: .- f if :•■ •■ '. .. '■: l- ■ ' v-ur ■'■ ■ . ■■ . <r. ■." i. ■ utV.i/ii't.' f r oi "irjK , , / Tho of price w.s; St-re cows £4 to £6 s*. fctoro lieifers £4 t<> £0 15j, calves 23s (pftFEcd) lo 28', n pcorlins 12-s, eightepr. months sorts £2 15s to £4 2s 6d (pas=ed) yearlinga £1 13e to £A 12r, bolls £5 2« 6:3 i> ! £7, epringers £7 to £7 12s 6d and old cows to £2 13s 6d.

The following sales are reported :—

N.Z. Farmers' Co'< p, Associaiion Bold 3 fat heifers £7 15b (passed), 2 fat cows £9 158, lfatoow£9 15', 1 fat row £9. 2 fa', cows £7 15b (paseed), 1 Ut heifer £Q \' oe (pßßfled). 10 fat bullocks £12 12s 61, fat cou £9 12s Gd, 2 fat heifers £8 1 fat heifer £fi Sβ (passed), 1 fat heifer £6 9 1, 4 Si\t heifers£7 10b, 3 fat cows £10 76 Gd, 12 calve? 12s

Messrs H. Matson & Co aold 12 fat wethers 19s 3d, fat cow £7 17a Gd, I old cow £5 12a 6(J. 2 fat cows £9 2s 01, 3 Lit heifer £6 10a, 4 tat heifers £6 7- 6d. 3 fat heiferp £9 2a Cd, 2 fat heifers £8 103, 8 builocki£l3, "9 eightem-mcnths fteera £4 2s 6 (passed), i= tore tieifer £6 15s

Nrts. Loan and Mercantile Agency Co Bold fat bullock £13 7a 6rf, fat halloik £11 10s, 2 fat steers £7 7s Gd, 3 fat heifers £7 10a, 22 2§ jear etore heifers £ti 10s, spring iDg heifer £7 12s (5-1, springer .£7, 0 yearJinss £1 13--, bull £7. l

National Mortgage unci Agency Co' flold 4 fat heifers £'J, 1 fat cow W V . ' u .P' in ? ; eighteen months steers £2 153, t> ', \,". Bs, bull £5 2s (id, brood mara r ,V" fin Other sales were:-18 fat r' ad ,? a 1 V J p, 1 to£o 13s 6d, 0 fat heifera £fi °T f , ,n Sat sd, 5 old cows £2 18s ftd 103 '° i 8 * 12s, 3 yearliDge£2 17a, '10 P^ , "*? ** 6d (passed), forward " 8 7 ™ r] l Ds l £2 , 178 27b «!„ 29 calvos <J3r / owe f, 6 6s - S calveß (passed).

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DUVAUCHELLE STOCK SALE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 12 January 1915

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DUVAUCHELLE STOCK SALE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 12 January 1915

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